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South Puget Sound

Go Glamping in Washington with Pampered Wilderness

Are you longing for the nature and tranquility you experience when camping in the woods, but aren’t too keen on the “roughing it” part? Go into the wild in style. A new luxury camping option has just opened its canvas cabin doors. Pampered Wilderness offers two deluxe cabins set in the lush, old-growth forest at […]

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CAMP & HIKE: Dash Point State Park

Dash Point State Park sits on Puget Sound just northeast of Browns Point, Commencement Bay and downtown Tacoma. It’s a great recreational destination on its own, and particularly popular with kite flyers and swimmers. It’s also a nice spot to launch a kayak and explore the shoreline to the north and to the south. There’s a jetty […]

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Tacoma Trip Guide

WHY GO Tacoma wants you to visit. Really. They’ve revitalized their vibrant and unique downtown with terrific museums, tons of public art, and lots to do.  It’s an awesome transformation; downtown Tacoma is walkable and vibrant and filled with art, as anyone who has made the trip to visit the Museum of Glass or catch […]

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Art Meets High Style at Tacoma’s Hotel Murano

There I was, in the lobby of the Hotel Murano, a revamped boutique hotel in Tacoma’s downtown that I had never before heard described without use of the adjective swanky. But I’ve grown tired of that word, I must confess. And as I sat there the morning after our stylish stay, sipping deliciously strong coffee […]

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Scenes of Tacoma

“I’ve seen Tacoma… from the interstate.” Well, it’s time to make a change. For years now, we’ve heard about how Tacoma’s downtown has been revitalized. And, it has. It’s walkable and vibrant and filled with art, as anyone who has made the trip to visit the Museum of Glass or catch a show at Pantages […]

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